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Off to Australia Again :)

Travel Forums Australia / New Zealand & The Pacific Off to Australia Again :)

1. Posted by jasonh2015 (Full Member 156 posts) 1y Star this if you like it!

Afternoon or Morning depending on what side of the earth your on!

Really exited now, off to Sydney again, not 8 months like before, but long enough to see the sights.

Just a question; can i just go to the bank and open an account, i'll have like $2000AUD on me, and don't feel like carrying it around. I'm thinking Commonwealth Bank. I've never had a prob ANYWHERE i've been in the world. Mostly everyone is courteous.

I used to use a pack safe around my backpack, does anyone else do this? i gave up when travelling around Europe, just let it go without. put a keyring around the zips.

Any other useful info would be much appreciated :)

2. Posted by Dodger (Inactive 873 posts) 1y Star this if you like it!

Yes you can. If you want to open with Westpac you can go here and open it 12 months before you even arrive. The other banks probably have similar services.